Vestager

She Fined Tech Giants Billions of Dollars. Now She Wants Sharper...

By Valentina Pop, Wall Street Journal Margrethe Vestager made a name for herself as Europe’s top antitrust enforcer by slapping record fines on U.S....
Law

Antitrust in 60 Seconds: No-Poach Agreements

By Matthew Lane, DisCo Wage-fixing agreements, like price-fixing agreements, are a violation of antitrust laws. This applies not only to literal wage-fixing agreements, like an...

FRAMING THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF ANTITRUST ANALYSIS

The Chicago School of antitrust has benefitted from a great deal of law office history, written by admiring advocates rather than more dispassionate...
merger

Challenging Consummated Mergers Under Section 2

By Douglas H. Ginsburg (DC Circuit) & Koren Wong-Ervin (Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP) In the last year, officials at the U.S....

The Counterfactual Analysis in EU Merger Control

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Counterfactual Analysis in EU Merger Control ABSTRACT: The counterfactual method, which can be used to assess the effects...

Is Amazon Getting Too Big?

In an era when legacy retailers such as Sears and Macy’s are scaling back or going bust, online behemoth Amazon continues to boom. The...

Regulation in the Digital Economy. Is Ex-Ante Regulation of ‘Gatekeepers’ An...

By Christophe Carugati (Université Paris II) The European Commission (hereinafter “the Commission”) recently released two Inception Impact Assessments (IIA) and public consultations on a possible...

“Hipster Antitrust” Comes for Joe Biden

By Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch & Ephrat Livni (New York Times) Progressives want the president-elect to move...

The Meaning and Determination of Market Power

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Meaning and Determination of Market Power By John B. Kirkwood (Seattle University School of Law) Abstract:       Market power...
Tech

The Immunity of the Tech Giants

By Kara Swisher, New York Times If power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely, how can we best describe the kind of power...

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